Year 5 - Spring 1
Year 5 Music
Learning Values: Determined to achieve our best, respectful and responsible, engaged.
S.M.S.C: Understanding ourselves and others in society.
English & Big Write
English: English (NC2014)
- Ongoing work with Spelling, Punctua on and Grammar.
- Chosen texts for Spring term 1: A variety of extracts from Sherlock Holmes
- Short mystery stories; analysing style; exploring and comparing a variety of mystery stories; planning and writing a short mystery story.
- Debate; forming and presenting arguments for and against a topical issue.
- Justifying views through text.
- Asking ques ons to improve understanding.
- Prediction of what might happen based on a text.
- What makes a mystery a mystery?
Big Write topics:
- Children to write their own beginning of a mystery story, including sentence types and the features of the genre.
- Children to create an appropriate ending to their class peers beginning .
Maths Scheme: Collins – Busy Ants Maths
This term we will be looking at;
– Multiplication and division including square and cubed numbers, prime numbers and formal written method.
– When do we use mul plica on and division in real life situa ons?
– Time including twelve / twenty four hour clock and solving time problems.
– Why is it important to be able to tell the time?
– Number and place value including negative numbers.
– Where do we find negative numbers?
– Addition and subtraction including formal written method for subtraction.
– Do we use a formal written method when subtracting single digit numbers?
What properties would you expect the material of an umbrella to have?
Properties and Changes of Materials.
- Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties.
- Know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution.
- Use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated .
– We Can Develop a Numeracy Game.
– Use logical reasoning to explain how simple algorithms work.
– Children to create a user friendly maths game for a younger child.
History / Geography
- The History of Islam and the City of Baghdad
- The Islamic Empire 900 BC
- How did life in Britain in 900 BCE compare to life in Baghdad?
- Tudor Britain and how it compares to life in the UK now.
Art / Design Technology
– I can create geometric shapes and patterns.
– How is Islamic art and Maths linked?
Self-portraits in the Tudor style.
- I can use numbers and colours in Spanish to play games and answer questions.
- I can introduce members of my family.
- I can use basic grammar.
To develop a secure sense of rhythm/ pulse and improvise / compose / notate rhythmic patterns.
- Can I maintain a steady beat against others (drumming circles)
- Can I notate and perform from grids with several parts?
- Can I recognize rhythmic cell patterns in a range of world music?
- BBC Ten Pieces: Short Ride in a Fast Machine’
Beliefs and Practices in Islam
– How do Muslims express their beliefs through practices?
Street and modern dance
- How can we express our feelings through dance?
Living in the Wider World
- Keywords: charity, fundraising, payslip, deductions, saving, migration.
- When do we have make sacrifices to achieve our aims?
Gender stereotypes – what forms our gender ideas?